It’s a commonly held view that the world is hurtling through change at a breakneck pace. That our increasingly globalised culture is being changed by technological disruption… Read more “Market ecologies”
Indian and South Asian food in the UK is improving, and reflecting the authentic flavours, techniques and regional differences of that part of the world better. Hurrah!… Read more “Indian Food”
Happiness (below) is a short film made by Steve Cutts. It’s a masterpiece.
We live in a society where the focus on wellbeing, wellness, and mindfulness is in the ascendant. It’s the natural corollary to lives lived in the shadow of an exploitative system. I’m not championing being workshy here, far from it. I am talking about the myths we are sold – about the true path to happiness being just ‘x’ or ‘y’ and hang the consequences.
Perhaps the true path to happiness doesn’t lie in unrestrained consumption, but rather in developing yourself and your own resilience?
Working with cultural organisations and institutions, universities, academics and the wider landscape of cultural producers in the performing arts is exciting and demanding. Find out a little about what’s involved.
I recently took a two-week trip to Bologna. This was a much-needed sustained break after a couple of years of almost non-stop 7 days a week work.… Read more “Bologna”
How can we explore the ‘health of the internet’? If you’re familiar with my work you’ll know that I’ve long been a champion of visualising data. But… Read more “The Internet Health Report”
Kenya is a fascinating country, where culture and commerce are thriving amidst rapid social change.